Family Science

Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology | Major in Family Science

Develop a career building families and communities with a major in family ecology. Students have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about family strengths, issues and intervention techniques across the life span.
  • Develop understanding and skills in areas like family relations, community development, sexuality and aging.
  • Gain expertise in individual development within social, political, economic and cultural environments.
  • Complete a 200-hour practicum to gain professional experience and put your knowledge to the test.
  • Become a Professional Human Ecologist (P.HEc) after graduation.

Careers in Family Science

Child & youth worker | Life skills coach | Community services manager | Public relations professional | Education counsellor | International aid worker | Check out UAlberta's Human Ecology Career Guide for more options.